the air traffic controller furloughs start. officials warned today at airports like atlanta, chicago, o'hare, newark, jfk, laguardia, delays will start to be felt. upwards of 50 minutes on some flights at o'hare. some unsettling news about an american favorite. dick van dyke has been forced to cancel an appearance in new york because of an undiagnosed neurological disorder. he's asking for help with a diagnosis. on his twitter account, dick van dyke solicited assistance in figuring out what he's got. a throbbing condition in his head when he tries to lie down. it's led to lack of sleep and fatigue. it has eluded tests and scans so far. dick van dyke is 87 years old. and some good news to report from the world of public health. the nation's infant mortality rate fell by a full 12% in the years '05 to 2011, having been static for years. the biggest change for the better was in the south. but the u.s. still ranks an embarrassing 27th in infant mortality among the world's 30 leading developed nations. another problem for carnival cruise line.